Yarn Ball Types

featured photo by Fiber for the People ® / instagram.com (@fiber.for.the.people) ◉ When purchasing materials for a new crochet project, you buy individual units, which contain a particular length of...

Foundation chain

Foundation chain, also known as base chain or starting chain, is a base for almost all crochet projects, especially those worked in rows. To put it simply, it's...

Crochet Swatches

featured photo by Sharna (@sweet_sharna) ◉ Crochet swatch is a sample of the pattern that you make before starting the main project, usually in the shape of a square. Before...

Easy V-Stitch Ideas

Hello :) It's time to go back to basics. Now that many of us are stuck in our homes due to the coronavirus prevention, the best we can...

Crochet Blocking

Blocking is a technique of stabilizing pieces of crochet, applied with the aim of granting them a desired shape. This is crucial in the case of openwork, very...

Catherine Wheel Stitch Ideas

Some time ago I wrote two articles - one was about Harlequin Stitch, and the second explored Bavarian Stitch. I thought back then that these two are so...

Vibrant Clamshell Stitch Ideas

Today's theme is fun, vibrant and absolutely beautiful. You might think that clamshells have something to do with crochet shells, but hey, surprise! They totally are not ;)...

Easy Heart Stitch Ideas

It's Valentine's Day tomorrow! Are you ready to feel the love? No matter if you are going to spend this day alone, with friends or have romantic plans...

Fun Bobble Stitch Ideas

Bobble stitch is one of the most popular basic techniques, so you must have seen it before. It's often confused with popcorn or puff, but let me assure...

Moss Stitch a.k.a Linen Stitch Crochet Ideas

Moss stitch, linen stitch, granite stitch... There are many names under which this lovely technique appears, but the essence is the same. It's a lovely stitch that can...

Structural Waffle Stitch Ideas

I love waffles! We all do, right? Today's theme is so yummy, you will want to grab your hook and yarn, and start right away ;) Creating waffle structure...

Apache Tears Crochet Ideas

When you need a showstopper stitch, go for Apache Tears! This amazing technique is one of the easiest, and yet one of the most effective out there. Colorful...